How to edit and co-author a file in a Teams > General > Files area on mobile device

Lagdiwala, Pooja 0 Reputation points
2023-10-17T01:22:25.49+00:00

How can a user edit and co-author a file in a Teams > General > Files area on mobile devices? Particularly iOS and Android

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  1. Ran Hou-MSFT 7,470 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-10-17T05:12:26.8833333+00:00

    Hi @Lagdiwala, Pooja

    To edit and co-author a file in a Teams > General > Files area on mobile devices, you need to have the Office mobile apps installed on your iOS or Android device. Then, you can follow these steps:

    • Tap on the file you want to edit and co-author. It will open in Teams with the standard Office tools available at the top of the screen.
    • Tap on Editing at the top right corner of the screen and choose whether you want to work as an editor or reviewer, or simply view the file.

    Editing options

    • Start editing. You can also tap on Share to send the file to others, or tap on More options to open the file in its web app or desktop app.
    • If other team members are editing the file too, you will see their changes in real-time and their names or initials next to their cursor.

    For more information, you may refer to the article.


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